boody

booty

2 [boo-tee]
noun
1.
Slang. the buttocks.
2.
Slang: Vulgar.
a.
the vulva and vagina.
b.
sexual intercourse.
c.
women regarded as sex objects.
Idioms
3.
shake one's booty, Slang.
a.
to swing the hips and buttocks from side to side.
b.
to dance with energy and enthusiasm.
Also, boody [boo-dee, -tee] .


Origin:
1925–30; < obsolete Black English, perhaps alteration of body

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booty1 (ˈbuːtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
 
[C15: from Old French butin, from Middle Low German buite exchange; related to Old Norse býta to exchange, býti barter]

booty2 (ˈbuːtɪ)
 
n
slang the buttocks
 
[C20: from butt1 buttocks]

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booty
"plunder, gain, profit," mid-15c., from O.Fr. butin "booty" (14c.), from a Gmc. source akin to M.L.G. bute "exchange." Influenced in form and sense by boot (2) and in form by nouns ending in -y. Meaning "female body considered as a sex object" is 1920s, black slang.
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Booty definition


captives or cattle or objects of value taken in war. In Canaan all that breathed were to be destroyed (Deut. 20: 16). The "pictures and images" of the Canaanites were to be destroyed also (Num. 33:52). The law of booty as to its division is laid down in Num. 31:26-47. David afterwards introduced a regulation that the baggage-guard should share the booty equally with the soldiers engaged in battle. He also devoted of the spoils of war for the temple (1 Sam. 30:24-26; 2 Sam. 8:11; 1 Chr. 26:27).

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